Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
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[links] Link salad for a frozen Tuesday

A reader reacts to Mainspring Powell's | Amazon thb | Audible ]

Hippo Eats Dwarf — Truth emulates my fiction.

A really dead crowd at downtown rink — Zombies on ice! What if the current zombie fad is just a cover for the real thing...? (Thanks to Scrivener's Error.)

Orion Dawn Over Mount Nemrut — ZOMG, this is cool. APOD with a stunning image of ancient gods under a starry sky.

Habitability around red giantsCentauri Dreams with some cool worldbuilding riffs, including the death of photosynthesis due to planetary core cooling.

Keeping Tabs on ToolsA truck-based RFID system could help workers find the right tools. Some nice nuts-and-bolts tech application.

An Imperial Palimpsest on Polands Electoral Map — More weird political cartography from Strange Maps.

Colorectal Cancer Racial Gap Still Growing — A subject uncomfortably close to home for me, even if I am one of the luckiest ones.

Scientists find 2,000-year-old brain in Britain — Abby. Abby Normal.

?otD: How cold is it? So cold...




12/16/08
Body movement: 40 minute stationary bike ride
This morning's weigh-in: n/a
Currently reading: The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade by Herman Melville


Originally published at jlake.com.

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